An Emerging Green Industry – Perfect Timing for an Emerging Workforce
Project Delivery Manager at Marine Energy Wales, Tom Hill, talks to Business News Wales about the opportunities for young people within the marine energy sector.
Tom, who was previously marine operations lead at Bombora Wave Power, said:
“It is an exciting time to work in renewable energy. The time has run out for fossil fuels and the Government is really focused on net zero targets.”
He discusses why this is a huge opportunity for young people in Wales and describes how “things are ramping up” in marine energy.
“The first project is estimated to create 1,400 jobs,” says Tom, who grew up in Pembrokeshire and completed a Marine Geography Bsc (Hons) Degree at Cardiff University, before spending seven years working in the nearshore marine survey industry.
“Younger people are the future of renewable energy. They have the drive and are…